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about the prospect of wider war, even people like inci altinok, out for a sunday stroll in istanbul hundreds of miles from the conflict. >> ( translated ): i would not support a war. but if it comes, turkey would finish syria in minutes. turkey is a very strong country, we would all come together and strangle syria. >> reporter: but polls show theres little appetite for war. cetin ingiz said he had to leave his border province of hatay for istanbul because tensions from the war had dried up local jobs. >> ( translated ): mr. erdogan is provoking syria at the moment, and he's screaming about war. people in hatay used to live on money from the outside. before there would be ten, 15, even 50 buses coming every day from syria. now there are no buses. >> the most visible consequence of the crisis and the violence in syria on turkey is an economic one. >> reporter: political scientist kemal kirisci of istanbul's bogazici university says border provinces like hatay have been hardest hit. >> there was a very heavy truck transit traffic going through syria. a lot of turkish companies were do
? or in the dairy aisle so we probably will need another aisle. >> reporter: istanbul, an historic crossroads once the center of a vast empire. visitors have flocked here for centuries to enjoy the pretty sights and sounds and these days flavors. >> i think it's very obvious place to go and experience through your stomach. >> reporter: this man from chicago and a new yorker have spent the last decade walking, talking, and eating their way through the streets of istanbul. >> the consumption of food is quite an experience that i think you can't compare to visiting a museum or reading a book. >> reporter: with the rise of culinary tourism, they decided to share the city's flavors. by turning their fascination with food into a business. their website istanbuleat is is a new kind of guide book aimd at a new kind of traveler. >> i would say it's the easiest way to find the places that you really want to be in, according to us. >> reporter: together they've charted everything from street carts to hole in the wall joints. >> this is really good. reporter: to the local fish markets. >> there is still that
is on a reporting trip to the region. i spoke with her from istanbul a short time ago about turkey's role in the conflict and its relationship with the u.s. margaret, welcome. the death toll is passed a significant milestone-- 40,000 people-- and the war is said to be widening. what's changing inside syria and how is that affecting turkey? >> warner: well, what's clear, ray, is what isn't change is the loss of life. we saw that in northwestern syria where assad's ground forces had withdrawn but the reulentless bombing from the air continued. so people were still dying there. then as we have moved eastward in turkey, on the turkish side of the border, it's apparent that the violence in syria, the fighting is also moving eastward, too. and the new wrinkle here is that in some areas from which the government forces have withdrawn, there's now a new battle front between the kurds, who have taken control of some of these towns; and the free syrian army it's rebels -- who are otherwise winning territory in other parts of syria. so, actually, as you you said, the conflict is widening. there are
. being a heavily kurdish region, they don't have the greatest relationship with istanbul, they don't have the greatest relationship with the turkish government. it's a completely different world. it's completely opposite. when their armed forces show up, it's not really lacked upon as a good thin. this is why i want to say thank you to our military that's here today, to the army, the navy, the military in general, the marines, the coast guard, even i saw a couple air force running around here yesterday. the fact that you are here and you are in san francisco and you do this every year, it says a lot. because we lack at -- look at this as a good week. we have a great working relationship and after being there and seeing that it's not a good relationship and people get really, really tense when the guys in green show up, it makes me appreciate what we have all the more. there's one other thing i really appreciate, by the way, and i'll direct this to general speese being the trainer that he is, i got a whole new appreciation for muzzle discipline back there. i appreciate the fact that w
who bought tickets to mexico last thursday with plans to fly from there to istanbul, turkey. agents arrested them last friday. the cover story for their trip was that the two of them were going to go work in dubai in the importing and exporting of perfume. they also planned to receive a wedding invitation to pakistan, providing an excuse to travel there. to lower their profile prior to traveling, the men removed inflammatory messages from their social media pages. >>> a resignation and investigations, all because of a single letter. that letter enabled a registered sex offender to volunteer at a church festival for kids at a school in san jose. nbc bay area's marianne favro has been following the story and joins us live from the st. francis cabrini school with the developments. >> reporter: the pastor here at st. francis cabrini church has resigned. we now mow more about the letter from the diocese of san jose that enabled a registered sex offender to volunteer here near kids. this is the letter signed by human resources employee at the diocese of san jose that authorized mark gurri
here the whole time either. i was in turkey in istanbul. a great, great city. >> i'm going to make the obvious joke that you went to turkey for turkey. >> bill: yes. no turkey. i saw one turkey in the market in a poultry shop in the spice market, a dead turkey so they do exist. but it is a fabulous beautiful, beautiful, city. i have no idea what went on. >> yeah, if you are going to go out of the country like that just clock off. >> bill: well, believe me that's what we family cup finals last night. [ technical difficulties ] >> bill: kongman, jesse jackson, jr. has retired. john stanton will be with us. great lineup today, but first. >> some of the headlines making news on this monday. president obama and his daughter went out on saturday to a block store in arlington, virginia. he consulted his blackberry and bought 15 books for his friends and family. unlike michelle who is said to spent hours on shopping. >> he is a professional guy. mission accomplished. >> notre dame is heading to the bcs national championship game. they went undefeated for the season and now await
the religions of the past had promised, he was banished again to what was constantinople, now istanbul. he was banished still further to other places in a further attempt by the government and the clergy to eliminate the followers of bahÁ'u'llah. since his faith was growing very rapidly there was considerable concern that it was recruiting too many people and was growing too rapidly and gaining too much power. and their desire was to stamp it out. in that part of the middle east, the bahai faith was viewed as a heresy, because it came after islam. it is unfortunately often said that the bahai faith is a sect of islam. that could only be said if christianity were to be called a sect of judaism. since the bahai faith came from islam in much the same way that christianity came from judaism. so that's the derivation of the bahai faith. but the faith then spread then rapidly throughout the world. bahÁ'u'llah was eventually exiled to the prison city of acre in palestine, which is now the city of acre in israel. after many years in prison he was allowed to live in various houses outside the pri
guy at the time. >> istanbul was -- >> what? >> stephanie: okay, fine. >> how dare he call that muslim name. >> it should be waiting in istanbul. that's a song. >> stephanie: now you have all of the latest on the benghazi scandal. on "the stephanie miller show." on the steph show. ♪ ♪ as the show flies ♪ ♪ cold and gray burbank morning stories born on the the steph show ♪ ♪ and so mama cries ♪ ♪ because there's one thing that she don't need, it's another squeezy fantasy on the steph show ♪ ♪ people don't you understand ♪ ♪ he'll grow hair if we don't stop some day ♪ ♪ it takes a look ♪ ♪ go blind, you see ♪ ♪ do we just look the other way ♪ ♪ on the steph show ♪ ♪ on the steph show ♪ ♪ on the steph show ♪ >> stephanie: wow, we were partying and rocky mountain mike was in the studio all weekend. mary in ann arbor. they were in the studio. >> right next to an francisco. >> stephanie: oh, boy. >> myanmar. it is not your enmar. hi christine. >> calle
, as the refugee exit grows. istanbul. >>> and that is how a lot of people reacted to the news that general petraeus was stepping down as head of the cia after cheating on his wife. my next guest says 30 years ago, this type of headline is at issue. she will talk about that next. even well-fitting dentures let in food particles. super poligrip is zinc free. with just a few dabs, it's clinically proven to seal out more food particles so you're more comfortable and confident while you eat. a lot of things going on in my life and the last thing i want to be thinking about is my dentures. [ charlie ] try zinc free super poligrip. but proven technologies allow natural gas producers to supply affordable, cleaner energy, while protecting our environment. across america, these technologies protect air - by monitoring air quality and reducing emissions... ...protect water - through conservation and self-contained recycling systems... ... and protect land - by reducing our footprint and respecting wildlife. america's natural gas... domestic, abundant, clean energy to power our lives... that's smarter
in istanbul. >> there is a feeling on the part of the public especially that the northeastern parts of syria that is heavily populated by kurds obtained a kind of de facto autonomy. it has led to the turkish public to believe that there is a threat emanating from this particular area. >> warner: one of the syrian areas taken over by the kurds: the city of kamishli, just across from its former half in turkey, nusaybin. millions of turkey's kurds have assimilated into turkish life, but not in southeastern enclaves like here in nusaybin. and the fact that kurds in syria are now in partial control of the city of kamishli just across the border stirs yearnings for similar liberties among kurds here. nusaybin is almost entirely kurdish. a kurdish language newspaper is sold openly, and the turkish papers feature news about the jailed leader of the p.k.k., abdullah ocalan. but many kurds told us they feel marginalized. >> we have no life. we are having a hard time here. we are kurds, and turks and arabs don't accept us here. >> warner: kurds complained bitterly about the turkish government closing t
in theie luggage flying from istanbul tot dui where the gold is shipped to iran. what do you think? does this sound plausible? what does that mean? >> oh, absolutely.y. i'm glad you're covering thisd because, you know, it's the untold way of bypassing the sanctions against iran which have been somewhat effective. i mean, we saw it drop 30%, inflation up 50% as iraniansoing citizens are concerned about tha value of their own monetary values so at the end of the dayt what's happening is they, forey example, turkey is shipping go. iran is selling its oil, and turkey's paying for it through it, but then they convert it to gold. iran gets paid in gold and uses that gold to buy other productss around the world, and they continue to function in an economy with china, india, south korea, and other countries nothr buying into the sanctions, and, thus, they continue to create app economy frustrate sanctions. talk about this, expose it, impose harder sanctions on iran. melissa: what is it we can do about this? >> well, you know, i think it'st more complicated than that in that first of all, turkey
right. this fiscal cliff, what, 52 days away until we become istanbul? i have nod request, but it's getting bad. what happens, and did anything anyone was saying today make any sense or give you any sign that progress is being made? now, i naively read between the lines of what the president said today and what john boehner said this week, and i did read the inklings of progress, but my cynical cohorts who never see anything good on anything that goes on disagree including charlie who doesn't trust anybody, melissa francis, with a great book out now that clearly tells me she doesn't like anybody, and lloyd weber, in the country, but clearly hates everybody here. [laughter] that's not true on any of the above, but begiing with you, signs of progress, do you see it? , i do. >> i do, i completely agree with you, neil. neil: i got to go the other way. >> he knows he has a great crisis which brings great opportunity. that has not -- neil: to negotiate? >> there's not been a reform of the tax code since 1986. loopholes cost a trillion dollars a year. he knows this is the big moment. nei
're a cat person. i just got back from istanbul. >> mm-hmm. >> bill: istanbul, the most strike thing i found about the city are the cats. >> yes. >> bill: everywhere. have you been there? >> no but i understand. >> bill: they're very healthy cats because people love the cats. seriously. courtyard of the blue mosque, cats. the front steps of hotels, cats. the front stoops of restaurants cats. in the streets, back and forth across the trolley tracks, never getting crushed by the trolleys because they're very smart, cats. and they're obviously very healthy cats. so i feel for the cats, of course. and i decide i'm going to help feed the cats so i go out to this -- we were -- carol and i were at a fish restaurant. i cut the head and the tail off my fish and i wrapped them in my napkin and i took them with me because when we walked in the restaurant, there were two cats on the front steps and i thought i'm going to give those little kitties a gift when i leave. well somebody else beat me to it. when i walked out of the
in yemen to denounce the israeli offensive. and in turkey, a one-time israeli ally, people in istanbul called for the death of the jewish state. >> brown: and for more on the conflict, we are joined by hisham melham, washington bureau chief for al- arabiya; and dan schueftan is director of national security studies center at the university of haifa. gentlemen, one thing i think a lot of people, myself included are wondering how did this flare-up seemingly so quickly. dan schueftan. >> well, since hamas took over we had for a while a thoand rockets per year, then came israeli escalation and-- and it went down to a small number of rockets every year, last year again we came to about a thousand rockets against israel. and this intensified in recent weeks to the point where israel had to take action. israel was saying for about two weeks, i mean people here were dealing with the elections and other things. but it was saying it must lead to a point where either it stops or we will have to take action. when it didn't stop israel took action. >> brown: what do you think happened to build tele
. >>> cnn's ivan watson is live with us now from istanbul in neighboring turkey. ivan, a lot of people got a chill about this blackout effectively a communications blackout. do we know for sure that it is the government of syria that effectively cut its country off from the rest of the world, or is there something else afoot? >> reporter: we don't know exactly. government officials have been quoted suggesting this was a rebel sabotage, but some of the internet security experts that we talked to suggests that this must have been a centralized decision, and you've got one organization called cloud flare out of california that published this fascinating video which shows how the route to syrian upstream providers one by one were shut down all starting after noon local time on thursday, effectively plunging 20 million syrians into internet darkness. now, it's the opposition that has made very effective use of the internet thus far, actually, using the internet to upload opposition videos, to youtube, get their voices out to the outside world. so, it doesn't seem like they would have much of an
remember being able to charter a plane from rome to istanbul, because you thought you might be able to get an interview with somebody important for your piece. but now, -- >> now, profits. we have become profit centers of the networks. and you know, off with the cable stations also. being a profit center is a huge responsibility because it means that you start thinking in a different way. you start thinking not so much about what the public ought to hear, but rather with the public wants to hear. you are now in competition with the other networks. with the other news outlets. not just for an audience, but you are in competition to make money. the way you make money, i will give you a for instance. i may be doing my former colleagues and injustice, but i seem to recall that the last one-hour documentary that played in prime time was on the subject of charlie sheen and his carousing, womanizing, all the other good things he was doing, which were clearly of enormous interest to all of you because that is why they put it on the air. it got a big audience. >> this idea of the difference between
's role in the middle east. we'll speak to madeleine albright live from istanbul next. [ male announcer ] this december, remember -- ♪ you can stay in and like something... ♪ [ car alarm deactivates ] ♪ ...or you can get out there with your family and actually like something. ♪ the lexus december to remember sales event is on, offering some of our best values of the year. this is the pursuit of perfection. >>> germ any's low he house of parliament has approved the greek bailout package. silvia wadhwa will join us in just a few minutes time for more on that vote. the u.s. state department has con determined syria for launching another assault on its people. the communication shutdown comes as fighting forced today h damascus airport to close thursday night. is now the time for the international community to adopt a tougher stance this we're joined by madeleine albright, former u.s. secretary of state. madame secretary, thanks very much for joining us. >> good to be with you. thank you. >> we'd like to know straight away whether it's time now for the international community and es
to their neighbor turkey. >> reporter: istanbul's grand bazaar, for centuries it's been a center for international trade. a place to buy carpets and jewels, silks and spices. in modern times turkey's exports have been dominated by cars shipped primarily to europe. but that changed last april when suddenly gold became turkey's number one export. that's strange because turkey is not a gold producing country. even stranger, the destination for billions of dollars worth of gold became turkey's neighbor to the east, iran. iran has basically been cut off from international electronic banking forcing it to adopt older forms of international trade. a senior turkish government official says iran has effectively been bartering oil and gas for billions of dollars worth of gold from turkey. this month deputy prime minister alba baa became the first official to confirm that the spike in turkey's gold exports was linked to a gas for gold trade aimed at avoiding u.s. sanctions against iran. >> turkey is the big hole, the big gap in the wall of sanctions. >> reporter: the announcement put to rest questions some e
. they are hoping that would change the nature of the relationship for the negotiation once they got to istanbul to negotiate, instead the iranians significantly increased demand, putting preconditions for talks, saying essentially all sanctioned need to be listed in order to have any conversation about the nuclear issue. we go back to the table and then the west manages to get to the help of saudi arabia, a lot of pressure on the europeans and others, sanctions have been imposed. economic pain inflicted in a manner that is not happen for quite some time and they truly are suffering in many disciplines. at this moment, the question is can they still lead to a situation in which we can translate this into a negotiating benefit or whether we will once again achieved more. in the meantime, iranians will have defined a game changer. if you take a look at what's happening in media right now, there seems to be in a funny rain in sight have backing away that perhaps wasn't the case a year and a half ago. whether it is cyberwarfare can saudi arabia, whether it is flying drones over israel or other thing
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